The military treats illicit drugs and narcotic trade as a crime, so it’s a transnational crime. So because of that they don’t really have a way to act on it.
Heidi Munro is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Idaho Army National Guard where she is currently serving as the state’s joint medical planner for COVID-19. She is also the Administrative Officer for the Medical Detachment and full-time clinician for the Office of the State Surgeon. She is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College resident class of AY20. Ron Granieri is an Associate Professor of History at the U.S. Army War College and the Editor of A BETTER PEACE. The views expressed in this presentation are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Army War College, U.S. Army, or Department of Defense.
Photo Description:Two milligrams of fentanyl, a lethal dose in most people
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